Sixth generation fiddler and bilingual singer Clare Sands makes a much anticipated return to Germany in December 2024. Following the release of her self-titled album (Top 5 Folk albums of 2022, The Irish Times) and standout performances throughout 2023 at festivals such as Glastonbury, Cambridge Folk Festival and Festival Internacional Cervantino (Mexico), Clare continues to carry her song in a new trio lineup featuring some of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians. Clare will bring audiences on a journey through the seasons, soundscapes and landscapes of Ireland through her unique and captivating fusion of story and song.
Thu, 5.12.24: Wuppertal / Bürgerbahnhof
Fri, 6.12.24: Bielefeld / Neue Schmiede
Sat, 7.12.24: Braunschweig / Roter Saal
Sun, 8.12.24: Berlin / TBCMore information
Channelling the music of her ancestors, Clare Sands is a unique force in Irish music. Weaving traditional roots with contemporary sounds and influences, Sands sings for the young and the old, the brave and the bold.
A sixth generation fiddler and bilingual singer, electrifying live performances see Clare on fiddle, guitar, percussion, vocals and cassette recordings. An unmissable, raw live performer, she brings her audience on an exhilarating journey of celebration, resilience and hope.
“Her songs and music reflect and renew the past and present, both in English and Irish. Her own voice, sensibilities and cares make her music so powerful – the personal becoming the universal.” – The Irish News